Edmodo Quizzes: Tips & Tricks

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo''s quiz feature is a versatile tool that saves teachers time. I use Edmodo Quizzes for assessing students'' knowledge acquisition, practicing PARCC related digital literacy skills, and demonstrating students'' application of knowledge learned through out the marking period. I will never grade a multiple choice quiz/test by hand ever again, and Edmodo quizzes provide a paperless way for me to easily read and score open ended, paragraph responses.

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Curriculet & Edmodo: #BetterTogether

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This week Curriculet announced the release of an Edmodo app version that allows teachers and students to use Curriculet using their Edmodo credentials and classlists. The app is a portal or gateway and opens Curriculet inside Edmodo. Now that Curriculet can be used inside Edmodo there is one less log-in for students to deal with. Also, class creation on my end of things is seamless with the Edmodo app. curriculet edmodo edtech English flipped Reading teaching

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9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching for the best solutions can be overwhelming, and Rachelle is a great resource to tap into for all things EdTech.

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Edmodo: My LMS of Choice

Rebecca Davies

Edmodo, Schoology, Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Docebo…and that is just a handful! I have used several of these over the years now, and have found myself coming back again and again to Edmodo – the benefits to the teaching and learning in my classroom are just to significant to ignore. Here is why I will continue recommending Edmodo to teachers and schools: 1. Edmodo is the only LMS I have found that has been taken on by these teachers and parents enthusiastically.

Online Mentoring via Edmodo & Google

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using Edmodo for the virtual classroom space, teachers and students connected from 1,972 miles away. Joz connected with students on Edmodo and worked with them on collaborative Google Docs. Joz and I communicated via Edmodo, Gmail and Google Hangouts. The biggest thing I took out of mentoring is Edmodo. Edmodo is like an online classroom, where Kate can upload videos, assignments and quizzes. Edmodo is also great for reducing paper use!

China’s NetDragon to Acquire Edmodo for $137.5 Million

Edsurge

This time, it’s Edmodo , one the largest online social communities of teachers and students in the world. million for Edmodo. Edmodo was started in 2008 by a teacher and IT support person as a “Facebook-like” community aimed at connecting educators with students and with one another. Also like Facebook, Edmodo grew rapidly. Edmodo struggled , however, to find a business model that would support its burgeoning community.

Hey Edmodo Users, Are Your Groups Secure?

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I''m an avid Edmodo with Edmodo serving as the hub of my virtual classroom, but I learned a valuable lesson two weeks ago concerning the security of my groups and the trustworthiness of my students. As an Edtech advocate, I''m always willing to try out new tools and I''m adamant about teaching digital citizenship. Two weeks ago, one of my student shared the code to one of my Edmodo groups with his friend. digital citizenship edmodo security students

Drinking, Smoking and Sugar: How Unsavory Ads Wound Up on Edmodo

Edsurge

Beth Freeman logs in to her son’s Edmodo account from time to time to check on his homework assignments. The advertisement appeared on Edmodo’s mobile app, which Freeman’s son uses daily for updates about homework, quizzes and other school assignments. edmodo so usually things don’t bother me but this is the ad that popped up in my 8th grade son’s social studies feed today. That the ad ever showed up on a student’s account was a mistake, Edmodo officials say.

10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. Edmodo. Edmodo is a platform where parents, students, and teachers, where they can all be involved in education. With everything on one platform, Edmodo is designed to give you complete control over your digital classroom.

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Edmodo’s Tracking of Students and Teachers Revives Skepticism Surrounding ‘Free’ Edtech Tools

Edsurge

Edmodo’s investigation into. It raises tough questions about the implications of vendors offering “free” edtech products to schools. Edmodo , an education technology company founded 2008 as a K-12 social network, allows educators to communicate with students and parents through their digital platform. I want people to be clear about what they are doing,” says Bill Fitzgerald, the blogger who broke the news about Edmodo’s hidden tracking systems, in an interview with EdSurge.

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months.

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

From interactive whiteboards to educational applications, here are 13 edtech tools that every teacher and student to aid and enhance teaching and learning. #1 6 Edmodo. Edmodo has “the largest global teacher network.” In Edmodo, users can find thousands of teacher resources—from articles to videos vetted by other teachers—and share their own with rest of the world. Edmodo is an amazing tool to involve all important parties in a child’s learning and education. #7

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Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

and MAIT, is the Senior Community Engagement Manager at Edmodo, a former high school English teacher with 20+ years of classroom experience, board member of the Flipped Learning Network, & contributing ?author

Open Education – Where do I begin?

Tom Murray

Stories of EdTech Innovation. Another resource created by the Office of EdTech is their “story engine” which highlights districts around the nation leading the way in a multitude of areas. Blog Amazon Andy Marcinek Edmodo future ready GoOpen OER OER Commons Office of Edtech Open Education US Department of EducationThis blog was originally posted on the Future Ready website at [link].

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What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

Last summer, when I was working for ThinkCERCA, which helps students develop critical thinking skills through reading and writing, the edtech startup was facing a big decision: should it try and break into the lucrative Chinese market? Here’s a handy guide for anyone in edtech looking to cross the Pacific. In my experience, this phenomenon is partly caused by the limited business models that an edtech company can efficiently pursue in the two countries. edtech companies.

FBI Warns Educators and Parents About Edtech’s Cybersecurity Risks

Edsurge

The FBI has released a public service announcement warning educators and parents that edtech can create cybersecurity risks for students. The memo also notes that in 2017, two large edtech companies experienced cybersecurity issues. However, the companies are likely Schoolzilla and Edmodo, respectively. And in May 2017, a hacker reportedly stole 77 million user accounts from Edmodo.

Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

And we’re filing stories that capture the essence of the edtech industry in 2018. But the edtech industry has hit some bumps along the way, wrestling with collateral concerns from the public spotlight over data privacy and security. A Clever Way to Measure How Students Actually Use Edtech (and Whether It Works). What Happens to Student Data Privacy When Chinese Firms Acquire US Edtech Companies? Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

Edmodocon 2013

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Our session is titled Classroom Gymnastics: How to Use Edmodo for BYOD, 1:1 (When you can be), Paperless, and Flipped Learning. edtech #flipclass #njed BYOD BYOT edmodo education flipclass flipped flipping paperless I am so thrilled to share this news! My best buddy and partner in crime, Liz Calderwood, and I are presenting at Edmodocon 2013 this summer! We are one of 15 presenters chosen for this global, virtual and free conference.

What Happens to Student Data Privacy When Chinese Firms Acquire U.S. Edtech Companies?

Edsurge

William Carter, Center for Strategic and International Studies A particularly notable deal this year centers on Edmodo , a cross between a social networking platform and a learning management system for schools that boasts having upwards of 90 million users. Net Dragon, a Chinese gaming company that is building a significant education division, bought Edmodo for a combination of cash and equity valued at $137.5 edtech startups,” Carter explains. “I

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo, Curriculet, and Google Drive are essential to productive workflow in my class. Essentially, this is what I do: Organize students into classes on Edmodo with all resources, agendas, links to edtech tools, assignments, and quizzes are completed in Edmodo. Edmodo Edmodo is my online classroom space. Everything that I do face to face with students is also completed via Edmodo. All work is turned in via Edmodo Assignments.

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #7: L. Neumann from SWEDEN!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Lotta has been using Edmodo since May 2012, and really appreciates "the global teachers'' lounge" that Edmodo creates. Here is her recap of Edmodocon 2013: In Sweden Edmodo Con started at 4pm. I have started to get my head around the British school system and think I might understand what the Common Core is, and Stibaly Johnson’s talk about how to use Edmodo definitely inspired me anyway. edtech #flipclass digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon global learning

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

Edsurge

Other tools offering similar functionalities include Edmodo and Nearpod , and learning management systems like Canvas and Schoology. Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessThe days of raising tens of millions in venture capital before making a cent in revenue are not over for the education technology industry. Kiddom , the developer behind a K-12 content management and collaborative learning platform, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Owl Ventures.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom. Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #6: L. Butler

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Lisa has been using Edmodo for 2.5 edcamp #edtech edmodo edmodocon teaching technology Guest post #6 is submitted by Lisa Butler, a middle school Spanish and Social Studies teacher in Hershey, PA. years and hosted an EdmodoCon viewing party, and "enjoyed both learning from the passionate speakers and the parallel discussions we had because of the sessions."

US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2018

Edsurge

edtech startups in 2017. And that dip in dealflow has been happening in recent years: Investors are pouring more money into the edtech industry, but across fewer companies. Source: EdSurge One trend is clear: The dollars invested in the US edtech industry has ticked up steadily since 2011 (considering 2015 as an aberration). For edtech companies able to show consistent growth and revenue, that should be welcome news. edtech assets. For many U.S.

FINALLY! Chrome Screencastify!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Chrome edmodo edtech extensions Google screencasting technology As a work around for not having screencasting capabilities on my Chromebook, I would do a Google Hangout by myself, capture to YouTube, and screenshare to record the screencast. Then I''d have to go back and edit out my initial clicking around to screenshare. While this worked, it was cumbersome and inefficient.

Shall We Play a Game (& Learn)?

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Since chatting with Tom Driscoll via Google Hangout and Brian Germaine at the EdSurge RIDE event in the Fall , meeting up with Chris Aviles at Techspo14 , viewing Mr. Lewis'' Edmodo Webinar on Gamification , and engaging with my #TeamMAITs in class, I''m intrigued by the didactic nature of games. Instructional Game Design In Edmodo, I created a separate group exclusively for our Greek Mythology and Odyssey Unit. I can also use the Edmodo gradebook as my leaderboard for the "game".

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EDMODOCON!!!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I am geeking out over the new upgrades to the Edmodo platform: enhanced organization with folders & groups, reaction button (similar to FB''s "like"), gradebook upgrade. Just let me simply state: I LOVE EDMODO! BYOD BYOT edmodo edtech Very excited for viewing the Edmodocon presentations today. Additional information on Edmodocon here too.

Massive Data Breaches, Billions in Wasted Funds: Who Is Holding Edtech Vendors Accountable?

Edsurge

We were victims of the FAFSA breach, now we are victims again with Edmodo. Most recently, one of the most widely-used education technology companies, Edmodo, had records for. Now we are victims again with Edmodo.” She adds: “A lot of these free edtech products are integrated into the classroom before you have a chance to know about them. After the Edmodo breach, which she heard about first from news reports, she felt at a loss.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I recommend encouraging students to use a free MP3 voice recorder instead of a standard voice recorder that saves files as.m4a for easier integration into Edmodo. The Process Edmodo easily embeds MP3''s- just click play (on Edmodo, not on this picture), no downloading! The recordings were emailed me to me because they would not upload directly to Edmodo from students'' phones. assignments BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipping speaking

News from the Y: The Latest Edtech Startups in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Class

Edsurge

That also applies to “bootcamp” models of online learning, which made up half of the six edtech graduates. Here’s a glance at the newest players in the edtech industry. So far, teachers have used the tool about three times a week on average, says Yavne, who previously worked in product marketing for Edmodo. What’s the latest from the Y?

EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

It was presented by the good people over at the #Edmodo app/website. If you aren''t familiar, Edmodo is a social learning platform for schools, often called the "Facebook" for schools because its format is similar. Edmodo has many advantages for many reasons. Check it out: www.edmodo.com #Edmodocon provided educators with the chance to ''virtually'' participate in a full day conference to learn more about the amazing ways to utilize Edmodo for classroom learning and success.

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2018 Halftime Ka’Ching Report: U.S. Edtech Raises $739M in Venture Funding

Edsurge

edtech industry, that’s no big deal: In the first six months of 2018, 62 companies raised $739 million in venture capital. edtech company has hit the nine-figure mark in 2018: a $110 million round for Connexeo, a provider of administrative payment software for schools and community institutions. Over the past five years, seed rounds for edtech startups have been growing in size. edtech acquisitions so far in 2018. edtech company would raise.)

My PLN: Eye See You.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Facebook, Twitter , and Edmodo are central to my online community. njed digital citizenship edmodo edtech education flipclass flipped flipping teaching Randomized Word Cloud created using an uploaded picture of my eye on Tagxedo. I can not claim responsibility for placement and size of names! :-) Who do you see? My eye, really. People and collaborative places make up my Personal Learning Network.

7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement at No Cost

The Innovative Educator

Communities on sites like Google, Facebook, and Edmodo allow educators to connect with one another to share ideas, best practices, troubleshoot issues, and more. The Americas Society and Council of the Americas invited me to discuss scalable innovative practices for education with experts and leaders dedicated to advancing and shaping the political, economic, social and cultural agendas of the Western Hemisphere.